Francis Marion's Speech-Language Pathology Program now provides a Free Public Clinic For Communication Disorders

Who is Eligible for Speech Therapy?

Individuals, (birth to end of life), in the Pee-Dee area who are in need of evaluation and treatment of Speech, Language, Hearing, or Swallowing Disorders.  Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,  services are available both in person or through teletherapy.  Please contact us at 843-661-1664.

Scope of Speech Therapy Services Available

The FMU Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic is proud to be able to offer the following services to Pediatric-Geriatric Patients here in the Pee-Dee:

Pediatric Therapy (Birth to Teens)

  • Articulation and Phonological Impairments
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Receptive Language Disorder (difficulty understanding words)
  • Expressive Language Disorder (difficulty putting words together)
  • Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
  • Stuttering
  • Voice

Adult Therapy (Teens to Geriatrics)

  • Aphasias (difficulty understanding and putting words together, often occurring after a Stroke)
  • Apraxia and Dysarthria (difficulty using muscles involved in speech, often occurring after a Stroke)
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Eating and Swallowing Disorders
  • Memory and Cognition
  • Voice

Who will be the Providers?

ASHA-certified Speech-Language Pathologists from the FMU Speech-Language Pathology faculty, and FMU SLP students under their supervision. The Clinical Handbook can be accessed here: 2019-2020 Clinical Handbook

What's the Clinic's Schedule?

Monday through Thursday, 9am-4pm by Appointment.

What's The Clinic's Location?

Francis Marion University’s Carter Center for Health Sciences at 200 W. Evans in Florence, S.C.

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Speech Language Pathology Clinic

Carter Center for Health Sciences
Phone: 843-661-1664

For all referrals, please provide the following information:

1. Prescription for Speech Therapy

2. Recent Medical/IEP/IFSP Records

3. List of Current Medications and Allergies

4. List of Current Therapeutic Restrictions